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Traditionally held in June in Switzerland, the marquee event of the global arts circuit follows its playbook from last year, which saw an eventual cancellation.(Unsplash)

Art Basel Has Postponed Its Namesake Fair Yet Again

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 01:27 PM IST
Traditionally held in June in Switzerland, the marquee event of the global arts circuit follows its playbook from last year, which saw an eventual cancellation.
Places like Sunder Nursery, Nehru Park and Okhla Bird Sanctuary have become green havens for Delhiites wishing to ditch the maddening crowds and get some winter sunshine in the pandemic.(Photo: Tarasha/HT)
Places like Sunder Nursery, Nehru Park and Okhla Bird Sanctuary have become green havens for Delhiites wishing to ditch the maddening crowds and get some winter sunshine in the pandemic.(Photo: Tarasha/HT)

Delhi winter: Soak in the sun at these scenic spots in the city

Hindustan Times | By Mallika Bhagat, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 01:12 AM IST
Wish to bask in the sun, but don’t want to worry about rubbing shoulders with a crowd due to Covid-19 situation? Here are some lush green places in Delhi-NCR that offer a chance to do just that!
Suvi expresses frustration in a clip from Project Almirah.
Suvi expresses frustration in a clip from Project Almirah.

The Almirah Project: A cupboard as a metaphor for pandemic-era emotions

Hindustan Times | By Madhusree Ghosh
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 07:57 PM IST
Sharmila Nair’s online art installation has Bharatanatyam dancer Ramya Suvi emoting inside a 100-year-old wardrobe full of unused saris.
Broch, 38, who lost her husband to ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) in May, wanted to create “fun for fun’s sake” in a time of uncertainty amid the pandemic and personal trauma.(Reuters)
Broch, 38, who lost her husband to ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) in May, wanted to create “fun for fun’s sake” in a time of uncertainty amid the pandemic and personal trauma.(Reuters)

Fun for fun’s sake: Artist seeks to lift gloom with London installation

London | By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 03:16 PM IST
Artist Amy Broch’s playful art installation in the heart of London aims to create a “joy bomb” as an antidote to tough times.
Roses are shown as journalists tour the restored Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Roses are shown as journalists tour the restored Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

White House Rose Garden spruced-up for Melania Trump’s speech on August 25

Washington | By Associated Press | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 07:33 PM IST
The flowers in the garden are largely pastels, which are favoured by the first lady, Melania Trump, including taller white roses, which were in honour of the first papal visit to the White House by Pope John Paul II in 1979.
The image shows the huge installation.(YouTube/@d’strict)
The image shows the huge installation.(YouTube/@d’strict)

Huge virtual wave crashes against glass box in Seoul, it’s mesmerising to watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2020 12:04 PM IST
The video has now mesmerised many and there’s a chance that it’ll amaze you too.
Berlin’s battle scars linger 75 years after Nazi defeat. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Berlin’s battle scars linger 75 years after Nazi defeat. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Berlin’s battle scars linger 75 years after Nazi defeat

Berlin | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2020 09:43 AM IST
Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will mark the May 8 “Day of Liberation” by laying wreaths at the Memorial to the Victims of War and Dictatorship, home to the tomb of the unknown soldier.
The installation on mental health awareness is being promoted by the India Art Fair.(unsplash)
The installation on mental health awareness is being promoted by the India Art Fair.(unsplash)

Art installation on mental health awareness in Delhi

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2020 12:59 PM IST
Ashoka University’s Ashoka Centre for Well-Being (ACWB) in collaboration with Red Balloon’s Young People for Change put together a week-long residential workshop to initiate conversations around mental health among the youth.
NCPA to celebrate its 50th year with multi-genre festival.(Twitter)
NCPA to celebrate its 50th year with multi-genre festival.(Twitter)

NCPA to celebrate its 50th year with multi-genre festival

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2019 01:36 PM IST
The festival, starting from November 29, will celebrate the five decades of NCPA working towards preserving and promoting India’s rich and vibrant artistic heritage.
The arresting installation, entitled “For Forest”, was unveiled to the media on Thursday.(Twitter/FOR FOREST)
The arresting installation, entitled “For Forest”, was unveiled to the media on Thursday.(Twitter/FOR FOREST)

Artist transforms football stadium into a forest using 300 trees

Vienna | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 12:37 PM IST
The installation has been supported by Klagenfurt’s municipality and has been criticised by some as an extravagance.
A woman holds up a cartoon depicting police feigning ignorance of thugs attacking protesters as she joins protesters during a second day of sit-in protest at the airport in Hong Kong.(AP)
A woman holds up a cartoon depicting police feigning ignorance of thugs attacking protesters as she joins protesters during a second day of sit-in protest at the airport in Hong Kong.(AP)

Hong Kong’s discontent fuels creative art

Reuters | By Reuters, Hong Kong
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 07:47 PM IST
Railings festooned with tear gas canisters and colourful postcards are artworks that protesters in Hong Kong have made from materials left over from recent demonstrations.
NIFT students used littered plastic items to create two angel wings at the Deer Park in Hauz Khas.(Amal KS/Ht photo)
NIFT students used littered plastic items to create two angel wings at the Deer Park in Hauz Khas.(Amal KS/Ht photo)

NIFT students create plastic monster to discourage use

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2019 06:13 AM IST
Two angel wings — in the shape of a butterfly — now welcome visitors at the Delhi Development Authority’s (DDA) Deer Park in south Delhi’s Hauz Khas.
Art installations at the exhibition depict a passage from home to conflict and an asylum.
Art installations at the exhibition depict a passage from home to conflict and an asylum.

This art show will make you confront the ordeals of a refugee's life

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Henna Rakheja
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2019 12:09 PM IST
An ongoing exhibition of installations in Delhi provides an immersive experience of the grief and distress that refugees go through.
Visitors work out and at the same time witness art installations at Hard Times gym exhibition in the Dox Gallery.(Reuters Youtub)
Visitors work out and at the same time witness art installations at Hard Times gym exhibition in the Dox Gallery.(Reuters Youtub)

Czech art show in mock gym challenges escapist attitudes

Reuters | By Reuters, Prague
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2018 06:14 PM IST
At the Hard Times gym exhibition in the Dox Gallery, visitors can exercise but as they do art installations confront them with some of the world’s most troubling issues and allow them to vent their frustrations.
Two volunteers paint the wall near DN Nagar metro station in Mumbai.(HT File)
Two volunteers paint the wall near DN Nagar metro station in Mumbai.(HT File)

Art set to make a stop at every Metro station in Mumbai

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Tanushree Venkatraman, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2018 03:48 PM IST
Your weekend plan is getting a rejig with Himalayan Echoes(Himalayan Echoes Facebook page)
Your weekend plan is getting a rejig with Himalayan Echoes(Himalayan Echoes Facebook page)

A literature fest in the Himalayas looks forward to seeing you this weekend

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2018 04:32 PM IST
Your weekend plan is getting a rejig with Himalayan Echoes, which is now in its third season and promises to be a haven for like-minded readers, writers, poets and people who love the mountains.
Thieves are making off with art installations, solar panels and streetlights and other street furniture.(Sakib Ali /HT Photo)
Thieves are making off with art installations, solar panels and streetlights and other street furniture.(Sakib Ali /HT Photo)

Robbers flee with art installations from Meerut crossing

Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | By Peeyush Khandelwal
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2018 07:06 AM IST
The beautification drive at Meerut crossing was completed only last week.
(Waseem Andrabi/HT)
(Waseem Andrabi/HT)

At Kashmir’s century old silk mill, art unites Muslims and Pandits

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain, Srinagar
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 02:03 PM IST
Over 60 Kashmiri artists – Muslims as well as migrant Pandits – have come together to promote the idea of “togetherness and dialogue” through their paintings, pictures and art installations.
Artist Jeff Koons in front of the sculpture ‘Tulips’ at the presentation of his solo exhibition in Berlin.(Shutterstock)
Artist Jeff Koons in front of the sculpture ‘Tulips’ at the presentation of his solo exhibition in Berlin.(Shutterstock)

Still no home for controversial US art memorial for Paris attacks

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, Paris
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2018 10:32 AM IST
A location for the installation by US artist Jeff Koons has still not been found.
The eight stainless steel installations will be replaced by a water fountain.(Sanjeev Verma/HT File Photo)
The eight stainless steel installations will be replaced by a water fountain.(Sanjeev Verma/HT File Photo)

Steel ‘sprouts’ near AIIMS in South Delhi set to be dismantled

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vibha Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2018 07:39 AM IST
The 35-feet high stainless steel work -- eight big stainless steel sprouts -- was created in 2008 created by artist Vibhor Sogani near the Kidwai Nagar Redevelopment Project.
An artist collects discarded items for an installation.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
An artist collects discarded items for an installation.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Artists to create installation from discarded bottles and packets of chips in Mumbai’s Aarey Colony

Hindustan Times | By Krutika Behrawala, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2018 11:49 AM IST
The works will be exhibited on May 20 at a hamlet in Aarey, after which they will move to Juhu beach from May 23 to 25.
The track entrance of the Broadway-Lafayette station, a short walk from where London-born rocker David Bowie lived his final years.(AFP)
The track entrance of the Broadway-Lafayette station, a short walk from where London-born rocker David Bowie lived his final years.(AFP)

New York subway turns into mini museum dedicated to David Bowie. See pics

Agence France-Presse, New York | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 10:35 AM IST
David Bowie was a frequent commuter on the New York subway, even though he was famous by the time he moved to the city. Now, giant posters and artwork adorn the Broadway-Lafayette station.
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